Venice to Rome Cycle 

30th April - 5th May  OR  24th September - 29th September 

Distance: 387 miles

Registration fee: £175

Minimum Sponsorship option: £2,000

Self-Funding option:  £1,000 + Raise as much sponsorship as possible

Cycle through Italy, from the unique city of Venice on the Adriatic Coast to Rome, the Italian capital, renowned for its ancient history.

This exciting challenge will take you south on flat roads from the canals of Venice, crossing farmland and waterways. You will then come to the rolling hills of Tuscany and Umbria, passing terracotta-roofed towns with striking bell-towers and Renaissance churches, and small traditional villages hidden among the fertile fields growing corn, fruit and olives. 

The terrain is hilly, with some long climbs and steep gradients – it’s wonderful cycling country, but not to be undertaken without training! After coming down out of the hills on the last day you will have a relatively flat run-in to Rome, where you will finish a stone’s throw away from some of the main sights. This trip combines diverse, challenging cycling with a wonderful Italian experience.

What’s included? 

All meals except where specified, and accommodation on a twin-share basis

Discover Adventure leaders, mechanics and drivers

Full vehicle support throughout the trip

Group bike collection from Venice airport

Group transfer to Rome airport

Maps and route information

Celebration lunch in Rome


For more information about this fantastic challenge take a look at the event brochure

How to Register 

To take part in this challenge for the BSF and raise vital funds for skin disease and skin cancer research simply CLICK HERE and select to support the British Skin Foundation




We will provide you with:
  • A full fundraising pack to help you raise as much money as possible
  • A training pack tailored according to your ability
  • An exclusive British Skin Foundation vest
  • Frequent communication to check your progress
  • Lisa (our communications officer) to help you let your local media know what you're up to to try and drum up support in your community
  • Kelly (our events manager) on hand via telephone, email or face to face over a cup of tea to provide any additional information or motivation you may need
  • Access to other supporters so you can share your experiences with others as well as the BSF